Listen to Attendees of 2011 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit Share Thoughts

We’ve set up a channel at YouTube for the  Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit! Hear from those who attended speaking about what they learned, what touched their hearts and why they’ll come again. Check it out! More videos will be added periodically. If you were there and want to record your own thoughts, please do so and send us a link to your video!

Speakers and Panelists Announced for 2011 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit

We are pleased to announce the distinguished group of people that have committed to speak at next spring’s event.

Julián Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas set to give opening remarks

Julián Castro was elected Mayor of San Antonio on May 9, 2009. A 36-year-old San Antonio native, Mayor Castro is the youngest mayor of a Top 50 American city. In 2001, at the age of 26, Castro became the youngest elected city councilman at that point in San Antonio history. Throughout his tenure in public service, Mayor Castro has championed a vision of economic growth and a top-notch quality of life for all San Antonians.

See the complete list of speakers here.

Authors You Met at the 2010 Latino Leadership Summit

There are the leadership books by the authors you met at the 2010 Summit.

Author: Robert Rodriguez

By 2050, Latinos will make up one-quarter of the U.S. population and nearly triple in number to 97 million. For businesses, this demographic shift means a larger Latino consumer market and a growing Latino workforce. Latino Talent presents practical strategies for companies that need help understanding and managing a workforce with an increasingly Latino identity and tapping into a booming Latino consumer market.


Author: Frank Carbajal

An inspiring collection of success stories from the country’s most prominent Latinos, Building the Latino Future offers and inspiration and advice for Latinos in any industry who want to succeed spectacularly. The future is bright for America?s Latino community; this book lets you learn from the success of such luminaries as actor Edward James Olmos, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, former housing secretary Henry Cisneros, NPR correspondent Ray Suarez, and many more.


Author: Frank Carbajal

Spanish Language edition of Building the Latino Future.

Author: Federico Subervi

The Latin-American population has become a major force in American politics in recent years, with expanding influences in local, state, and national elections.  The candidates in the 2004 campaign wooed Latino voters by speaking Spanish to Latino audiences and courting Latino groups and PACs. Recognizing the rising influence of the Latino population in the United States, Federico Subervi-Velez has put together this edited volume, examining various aspects of the Latino and media landscape, including media coverage in English- and Spanish-language media, campaigns, and survey research.